CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 3570K vs 3350 HE among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

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CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 3570K 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 3570K  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Intel Core i5 3570K

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Front view of Intel Core i5 3570K

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 3570K

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 3570K

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.59 GHz vs 2.8 GHz Around 65% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,012 vs 1,264 Around 60% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 7,152 vs 4,009 Around 80% better PassMark score
Better performance per watt 4.69 pt/W vs 2.62 pt/W Around 80% better performance per watt
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.71 GHz vs 2.8 GHz Around 70% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Opteron 3350 HE

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 3350 HE

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 107.5W 2.9x lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Slightly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Much lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 38.81 $/year 3.6x lower annual home energy cost
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 106 $/year 2.7x lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Dec, 2012 vs Apr, 2012 Release date 7 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 3570K vs Opteron 3350 HE

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 3570K
2,650,000 MB/s
Opteron 3350 HE
1,930 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 3570K  vs
Opteron 3350 HE 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 2.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Socket type
LGA 1155
C32
AM3+
Is unlocked Yes No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 77W 45W
Annual home energy cost 38.81 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 106 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 4.69 pt/W 2.62 pt/W
Typical power consumption 107.5W 36.56W

bus

Architecture DMI HyperTransport 3.0

details

Core i5 3570K  vs
Opteron 3350 HE 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 34 14
Operating temperature Unknown - 67.4°C Unknown - 69.1°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.59 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.71 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.59 GHz 2.8 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4000 N/A
Latest DirectX 10.x N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 650 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz N/A
3DMark06 5,339.9 N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s
Intel Core i5 3570K
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